Recently in the UK, we’ve experienced some of the most changeable and unpredictable weather we’ve ever seen. One minute we’re tossing and turning, unable to settle thanks to stuffy humid nights, and the next we can’t get warm, still shivering even though we’re buried underneath a pile of dressing gowns and blankets.
So what can we do to prepare for this season of uncertainty?
In this guide, we share some handy tips to help you find your perfect Autumn bedding that will give you the best chance of getting a good night’s sleep, no matter what the weather brings.
Which Tog Rating is Best for Autumn?
Here in the UK, Autumn often comes with a significant drop in temperature, alongside long dark nights and strong gales. This can make it much more difficult for many of us to get to sleep, as the reduction of sunlight during day-time hours can throw off our circadian rhythms (also known as ‘body clocks’). Given this, it makes sense to do everything we can during this period to give ourselves the best chances of sleeping well. And to do this of course, we need to start in the bedroom.
One of the most important things to consider when it comes to finding the most suitable bedding for each season is your duvet’s Tog rating. Tog is a measurement of thermal insulation, with its scale ranging from 1 to 15. The lower end of the scale represents cool, lightweight duvets that are perfect for the summer months. The higher end on the other hand, is for highly insulated duvets which are essential for keeping you warm throughout those colder nights.
Do I need to buy multiple duvets for different seasons?
No! We know that finding somewhere to store your spare duvets when they’re not being used can be a real pain, not to mention the costs involved in getting yourself so many different duvets! This is where All Seasons Duvets come in.
As their name suggests, All Seasons Duvets are designed for use all year round. These special quilts are made up of two different duvets with varying Tog levels that can either be attached together (to make a toasty duvet in the winter), or used separately. One of the duvets tends to be suitable for summer, with a Tog rating of around 4. The other tends to be ideal for Spring and Autumn months, with a warmer Tog rating of around 9.
There are many different varieties and brands out there to choose form, but finding one that’s right for you can save you money, storage space and most importantly - help you sleep soundly all year round.
Which Bed Sheets are Best for Autumn?
Again, when it comes to finding the most suitable fabric for bed sheets, there are so many different options to choose from. In Autumn, it’s particularly important to choose a material that will keep you warm and cosy, yet also remain breathable in order to help regulate your body temperature.
As with duvets, finding somewhere to store spare sheets is a hassle, and purchasing multiple bedding sets for different times of year can be really costly. That’s where 100% Cotton bed linen comes in. The natural fibres found in 100% Cotton bed sheets make them breathable and cool during the summer months yet also cosy and warm in the cooler evenings of Autumn and Winter. On top of this, 100% cotton bed sheets are also naturally hypoallergenic, and are super easy to care for.
So, if you’re looking for the perfect bed sheets for Autumn (and the rest of the year), have a browse through some of our bedding. Not only is it suitable for all seasons, but it’s also dependable, as each item comes with its own life-time guarantee, free of charge.